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Roman pottery bowl with hunting dog decoration

R96

£325.00

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A pottery shallow bowl decorated with a series of five stamped hunting dogs leaping around the tondo.

Culture:
Roman North African colonies, Tunisia, 2nd or 3rd Century AD

Size:
3.7 x 17.3 cms

Condition:
A crack and an associated chip on one side of the bowl, an old wire mount for wall display attached to the bowl (this can be safely removed on request)

Provenance:
Ex. collection: Marius-Victor-Ernest Dumas (North Africa and France); acquired in Tunisia between c. 1890-1920. M. Dumas was Controleur Civile (French colonial administrator) of the city of Sousse in Tunisia prior to World War I. This collection of Roman and North African antiquities has remained in the family for the past 100 years in the Haute-Savoie region of France.

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